Shore Excursion, Archeological
Tour the ruins of Olympia with an archaeologist and get the inside scoop on ancient life
Unlock the mysteries of the place where the Olympic Flame is ignited every four years for the modern Olympic Games
Explore the archaeological museum to see significant artifacts from the site
Taste local products and learn the secrets of extra virgin olive oil
Customize your private tour to meet your needs and interests
On this Best of Katakolon and Olympia private tour, feel the ancient splendor and the modern vibrancy of the area. Moreover, visit the best places where there is always something exciting to look forward to. Thus, enjoy a luxury tour with an expert guide and live authentic experiences.
Upon arrival, transfer in our comfy private vehicle from Katakolon port to the ancient site of Olympia.
To start with, wander through the place where the ancient athletes lived, trained, offered sacrifices to gods and competed. Witness the magnificence of the ancient city absorbing the wisdom of the ancient Greeks at iconic ruins. Time seems to have stood still there! Afterwards, revel in the beauty of the place where the Olympic Flame is ignited every four years for the modern Olympic Games. Then, discover the temple of Zeus, once home of one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Step back in history at this stadium, run and follow the footsteps of the first athletes. Don’t fail to take your own pictures on the marble starting line extant up to this day.
Next, our Katakolon private tour continues to the museum. Now, join our knowledgeable guide on a journey through time and discover significant ancient artifacts from the archaeological site.
Later on, explore a local olive oil farm. Taste some local products and learn the secrets of olive oil from the experts. As for wine lovers, they may want to take an optional excursion to a local winery and sip on the varieties of wine produced there. However, if you choose to swim in turquoise blue waters, the beach is organized and you can relax and enjoy a beverage or Greek nibbles. At the end of the day, make your way safely back to Katakolon port.
A deposit is required to confirm your reservation. The deposit can be paid by credit card or via Pay Pal. The rest of the amount must be paid two weeks before the date of the tour.
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Refunds will be made within thirty (30) days of the cancellation date.
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Shore Excursion, Archeological